Aztec Soccer is hosting the first annual Life Lessons Through The Game of Soccer speaker event on Saturday, February 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Larcom Theater, 13 Wallis St. in Beverly. Speakers will be former World Cup player Jimmy Conrad, executive director of Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association Mike Singleton, former US women’s soccer team’s Zola Solamente, Flagship Merchant Services founder Mike Gerstein, and Framingham State women’s head coach Tucker Reynolds.
Gerstein was a captain at Brandeis after playing for Hamilton-Wenham while Singleton played at St. John’s Prep and is from Beverly. The clinic will be especially helpful for college bound soccer players as speakers share their unique stories about different aspects of the sport.
Jean DePlacido is a longtime correspondent for The Salem News. You can contact her at JMDeplacido@aol.com